Recent Articles by

Josie Pipkin

March 21, 2013
The reality of being a global corporation, market-driven science and engineering and the role training plays in those fields, megatrends shaping business strategy, such as the world’s growing need for food and renewable energy – these are all topics DuPont’s CEO will address in her Q&A-style lecture March 27.
March 18, 2013
The annual event showcases U.Va. Engineering to prospective students, parents, educators and all others who are interested in engineering.
January 07, 2013
Budding young engineers will gather Saturday at U.Va.’s Slaughter Recreation Center to engage in the FIRST Robotics Competition.
August 16, 2012
In its quest to create not only engineers, but also leaders who will meet 21st-century challenges with innovative solutions, the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia has created a new department whose
August 14, 2012
August 13, 2012 — Ellen Zhong, a rising third-year chemical engineering major in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is the University of Virginia's 2012 recipient
July 26, 2012
July 26, 2012 — Ten University of Virginia engineering students spent the summer researching varied topics – including cybersecurity policy, alternatives for diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, GIS mapping for developing countries and policy alternatives for funding highway
July 23, 2012
Reprinted from Unbound, the Engineering School magazine.A pair of key construction projects has been noisily percolating in the University of Virginia engineering quadrant over the last several years.
July 18, 2012
Reprinted from Unbound, the Engineering School magazine
July 13, 2012
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s latest compiled traffic safety statistics, 32,885 people died as a result of motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. in 2010, while more than 2 million were injured. The good news is that the number of people being killed in car crashes is actually dropping – to lower than it’s ever been since the NHTSA started keeping track in 1975. Part of the reduction and continually growing safety awareness can be attributed to the Center for Applied Biomechanics in the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science.
July 11, 2012
Sinkholes appear seemingly out of nowhere, snarling traffic and causing costly repairs. But what if they could be predicted and, perhaps, mitigated?